Person:Nicholas Kern (1)

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Nicholas Kern
b.Abt. 1742 Germany
m. ABT 1740
  1. Jacob KernABT 1740 - 1799
  2. Nicholas KernABT 1742 -
  3. Adam KernABT 1744 -
  4. Henry KernABT 1746 - BEF 1787
  5. Maria Magdalena Kern1751 -
  6. Carl Kern1753 -
  7. John Kern1754 - BEF 1756
  8. John Kern1756 -
  9. Anna Maria Kern1756 -
m. ABT 1764
  • HNicholas KernABT 1742 -
  • WUnknown - BEF 1805
m. ABT 1782
m. 10 June 1805
Facts and Events
Name Nicholas Kern
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1742 Germany
Marriage ABT 1764 to Catherine Hotsinpiller
Marriage ABT 1782 to Unknown
Marriage 10 June 1805 Rockingham County, Virginiato Mary Elisabeth Dailey

Nicholas Kern was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 333.--3d August, 1772. Michael ( ) Hover and Barbere ( ) to Nicholas Karin (Kearn), 335 acres patented to Rudolph Mack 30th August, 1763, on north side of the North Fork of Shenandore, on head of Fort Run; corner Frederick Woolfort.

Later, in 1774, this transaction was voided according to the following record:

  • Page 138.- (undated, but appears between two records dated 15 March 1774) -Delivered: Peter Shoemaker, 19th April, 1791, part of 335 acres patented to Rudolph Mack, 30th August, 1763, conveyed by Michael Hober to Nicholas Kairn, 3d August, 1772, but as Michael was not then naturalized, the conveyance was void. corner Frederick Wollfort's part of same tract.

Records of Nicholas Kern in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:

  • Page 153.--1st September, 1773. The will of John Bender literally translated--To dear father and mother; to wife, Catharine; to sister, Margaret; to three sisters. Teste: John Bear, Adam Rader, Conrad Holle Proved, 16th November, 1773. This will of John Bender, alias Painter, proved by Jacob Mayer to be a true translation, and by Bear and Holle. Administration granted Catharine Painter, who qualifies (mark) with John Bear, Nicholas Keern, Christian Painter.
  • Vol. 1 - AUGUST 18, 1773. - (152) Following to be bound: Barbara Painter, to John Painter; Mathias Painter, to Christian Painter; Margaret Painter. to Nicholas Kern; Mary Painter, to Jacob Mayer.
  • Page 251.--14th May, 1774. Mathias Rodes' will--To son, Mathias; to wife, Barbara; to children. (Copy from the original--a very bad translation of German.) Teste: Jacob Mayer, Nicholas Kern. Valentine

Cloninger testifies to correctness of translation. 16th August, 1774, proved by witnesses.

  • Vol. 2 - Page 708.--August, 1774: Barbara Painter, orphan, bound to Nicholas Kern, Planter.
  • Vol. 2 - Page 709.--August, 1774: Margaret Painter, orphan, bound to Nicholas Kern, Planter.